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Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>

This is a notice of public comment availability on a proposed
court ordered settlement with Edwards Oil in Detroit....

[Federal Register: April 20, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 75)] [Notices] [Page 20599] From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov] [DOCID:fr20ap05-121]



Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree; Under the Resource
Conservation and Recovery Act (``RCRA'') and the Clean Water Act

Pursuant to 28 CFR 50.7 and RCRA Section 7003, 42 U.S.C. 6973,
notice is hereby given that on April 8, 2005, a Consent Decree with
Edwards Oil Service, Inc., was lodged with the United States District
Court for the Eastern district of Michigan in the matter of United
States v. Edwards Oil Service, Inc., Civil No. 05-71379 (E.D. Mich.).
In that action the United States seeks to recover from the
Defendant pursuant to Section 3008(a) of the Solid Waste Disposal Act,
commonly known as the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976,
as amended (``RCRA''), 42 U.S.C. 6928(a), and Section 311(e) of the
Federal Water Pollution Control Act, commonly known as the Clean Water
Act (``CWA''), 33 U.S.C. 1321(e), as amended by the Oil Pollution Act
of 1990, 33 U.S.C. 2701 et seq., injunctive relief and civil penalties
for the Defendant's alleged violations of RCRA, CWA and various federal
and state regulations promulgated thereunder at the Defendant's used
oil and hazardous waste treatment facility in Detroit, Wayne County,
Under the proposed Consent Decree, Defendant Edwards Oil Service
would undertake various injunctive measures and pay a civil penalty of
The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30)
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the Consent
Decree. In accordance with RCRA Section 7003(d), 42 U.S.C. 6973(d),
commentors also may request an opportunity for a public meeting in the
affected area to discuss the proposed covenants not to sue under RCRA
Section 7003, 42 U.S.C. 6973.
All comments, and/or requests for a public meeting under RCRA
Section 7003(d) should refer to United States v. Edwards Oil Service,
Inc., Civil No. 05-71379 (E.D. Mich.) and DOJ Reference No. 90-7-1-06968.
The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United
States Attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, 211 W. Fort Street,
Detroit, Michigan 48226-3211; and at EPA Region 5, 77 W. Jackson Blvd.,
Chicago, Illinois 60604 (contact Richard Murawski, Esq. (312) 886-
6721). During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may also be
examined on the following Department of Justice Web site:
<A HREF="http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/open.html";>http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/open.html</A>.
A copy of the Consent Decree may also be obtained by mail from the
Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice,
Washington, DC 20044-7611 or by faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia
Fleetwood (<A HREF="mailto:tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov";>tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov</A>), fax no. (202) 514-0097, phone
confirmation number (202) 514-1547. In requesting a copy from the
Consent Decree Library, please refer to United States v. Edwards Oil
Service, Inc., Civil No. 05-71379 (E.D. Mich.) and DOJ Reference No.
90-7-1-06968, and enclose a check in the amount of $6.50 (25 cents per
page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury.

William Brighton,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 05-7930 Filed 4-14-05; 8:45 am]


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